Florida has long been a popular destination for retirees. Tampa is a great retirement area because it offers a variety of options for seniors. In Tampa, the weather is warm, the beaches are beautiful, and there's easy access to recreational activities. Check out these three of the best retirement communities in Tampa to see which one is right for you or consider using Effective Agents to find the best Realtor® in Tampa, who work with thousands of agents around the country using a proprietary matching algorithm to sort through millions of real estate transactions to suggest the right Realtor® for you.

Allegro Retirement Community 

Allegro Retirement community located in South Tampa features a resort-style vibe. The community is in the heart of Hyde Park's Historical District with easy access to shopping, dining, and entertainment. Amenities in the community include concierge service, heated swimming pools, and three prepared meals a day. The community has 24/7 staffing and is a few minutes from Tampa General Hospital. Residents frequently interact with inter-generational activities offered by the University of Tampa

University Villa Retirement Community 

University Villa's retirement community offers seniors two living options; apartments or Florida-inspired Villas. Both the apartments and neighborhood villas have staff available 24 hours a day with access to all emergency services. Whether residents choose a studio apartment or three-bedroom villa, they will enjoy a variety of services and amenities including a library, wellness center, and fully-equipped beauty salon. The gated community rests on 34 acres of meticulously cared for property. Residents can spend their time enjoying all extracurricular activities and outings because chores are handled by the staff. A full-service bar and rooftop terrace are available on the 5th floor of the building and even provide a daily happy hour and billiards tables. 

The Estate at Hyde Park 

The Estate at Hyde Park is a unique place to retire because it is a close-knit community specializing in memory care residents. The freely open design plan allows residents to enjoy independence while staying safe and secure. All residents can explore the gardens and courtyards safely. Residents also have access to housekeeping, transportation, and seasonal cuisine prepared daily and sourced locally. Surrounding the community is a variety of churches, shopping centers, and entertainment options. At the main facility, residents can use the hospitality suite, elegant dining room, and recreation rooms. Activities for residents to engage in include fitness clubs, a movie theater, billiards room, huge library, and even a business center. Veterans considering The Estate at Hyde Park can join local clubs and participate in annual events.

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